Accident Consolidated B-24J Liberator 42-100425,
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Date:Saturday 14 April 1945
Type:Silhouette image of generic B24 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different    
Consolidated B-24J Liberator
Owner/operator:United States Army Air Forces (USAAF)
Registration: 42-100425
MSN: 3574
Fatalities:Fatalities: 6 / Occupants: 7
Aircraft damage: Destroyed
Location:Spixworth, 2 km ENE Horsham St Faith -   United Kingdom
Phase: Take off
Departure airport:Horsham St Faith
Destination airport:
Crashed on takeoff from Horsham St Faith on mission to Point de Grave, France.
Hit a tree and a telegraph pole on farmland in Spixworth after failing to gain altitude.
6 killed, 1 survived.

- JF Baugher

History of this aircraft

Other occurrences involving this aircraft
30 May 1945 42-52023 United States Army Air Force - USAAF 2 16 km E of Tura w/o

Revision history:

21-Apr-2013 14:03 Uli Elch Updated [Cn, Operator, Total fatalities, Total occupants, Location, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]

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